This course challenges students to critically examine the dominant paradigms that shape our world. Students will analyze the consequences of pollution, climate change, natural disasters, human trafficking, refugee resettlement, and global migration patterns. Students will also analyze the social implications of international economic development and trade policies and discuss alternative strategies for improving quality of life in global communities. Prerequisites: Admission to Social Work major and ◎ SOCW 340 - Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare. Grade only. Offered annually. Note: Limited enrollment.